Merit Health Central
Location BRANDON, MS (Merit Health Central)
Department Clinic #19 - Physician E
Field Clinics/Practice Mgmt
Merit Health Central is a 319-bed health care facility offering a wide range of services provided in a safe, caring, environment. Core services include diagnostic and surgical cardiac services, obstetrics and women’s health, cancer care, emergency department with FastTrack, orthopedics, inpatient adult behavioral health services, neurosurgery and general surgical services. Merit Health Central is home to Mississippi’s first non-invasive stereotactic radiosurgery and only designated burn center and is one of the first hospitals in the nation to add a PET/CT.
Under the direction of a licensed medical provider, the Medical Assistant assists in the examination and treatment of patients. Performs patient interviews, prepares patients for provider's care, measures vital signs, observes and reports patient's signs and symptoms and records information on patient charts. Prepares treatment rooms for patient examination and provides basic first aid; may perform basic laboratory procedures and/or collect routine laboratory specimens within the scope of practice. Assists with patient ambulation and use of assistive devices.
Must maintain certification or registration as a Medical Assistant